What we’re reading: writers and readers on the books they enjoyed in March

Norman Erikson Pasaribu, Sana Goyal and Guardian readers Melissa and Joe discuss the titles they’ve read over the last month. Join the conversation in the comments

In this series we ask authors, Guardian writers and readers to share what they’ve been reading recently. This month, recommendations include a page-turning tale of a toxic relationship, a pocket-sized poetry pamphlet and an allegory of what it means to be alive. Tell us what you’ve been reading in the comments.


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American Fever by Dur e Aziz Amna review – a subversive debut

A spiky teenage heroine from Pakistan brings a fresh perspective to the coming-of-age, coming-to-Ame...

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Teen Couple Have Fun Outdoors by Aravind Jayan review – a bittersweet debut

Embarrassing video footage goes viral in this fresh Indian comedy about generation gaps, gossip and...

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We Move by Gurnaik Johal review – virtuosic stories of British-Punjabi life

The understated and surprising tales in this debut collection provide multiple perspectives on recur...

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Brown Girls by Daphne Palasi Andreades review – raised by Queens

This boisterous New York coming-of-age tale uses its collective narrator to tell forceful truths abo...

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How to Kidnap the Rich by Rahul Raina review – a satire on modern India

In this savage cinematic caper about an academic fraudster, social commentary meets standup comedyTh...

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